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The Last NFL Team to Integrate Was the Washington Redskins
The Washington Redskins were the last NFL team to integrate. Owner George P. Marshall ran a southern-focused media empire.
Griffith Stadium from the air in 1960 (Wikipedia)
Remembering Griffith Stadium: The Demise of a D.C. Landmark
Remember the days of Griffith Stadium? Learn about the demise of this D.C. landmark, which was the site of three World Series, two All-Star games, and eight U.S. Presidents. Read the sad article from the Washington Post and watch a YouTube video to learn more.
Howard University football in 1904
A Look Back at Howard University and St. John's College Football Teams in 1904 and 1906
Take a look back at Howard University and St. John's College football teams from 1904 and 1906. Check out the cool photos and learn about how the school has changed over time.
Duke vs. GWU (1948)
Duke vs. GWU Football Game, November 13th, 1948 – A Completely Lopsided 62-0 Victory for Duke!
On November 13th, 1948, Duke and GWU met in a football game that was lopsided to say the least. Duke won by an incredible 62-0 score - read on to learn more about the game!
1961 Washington Redskins
Only the Dallas Cowboys Saved the Washington Redskins from Complete Disaster in 1961
In 1961, the Washington Redskins were the only NFL team without a black player on their roster. Dallas Cowboys saved the Redskins from complete disaster that year, and the power of the federal government, coupled with the Redskins' owner, forced the 'Skins to integrate. Learn more about how the Redskins overcame their all-white team in 1961.
Charlie "Choo Choo" Justice on sidelines with Washington Redskins head coach Joe Kuharich during game versus the Green Bay Packers at Riddick Stadium, Raleigh, N.C., September 11, 1954
A Trip Down Memory Lane: Revisiting the Washington Football Franchise's Dismal 1954 Season
Take a trip down memory lane to revisit the Washington Football franchise's dismal 1954 season. Read about the 62-3 trouncing, the 3-9 record, and the tragedy after the game. #WashingtonFootball #NFL #Sports
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Maryland's Almost-Heisman Heroes: The Stories of Jack Scarbath and Bernie Faloney
Jack Scarbath and Bernie Faloney were star quarterbacks for the University of Maryland football team in the 1950s. Scarbath helped build Byrd Stadium and almost won the Heisman Trophy. Faloney led the team to a national championship and had a successful career in Canadian football.
1954 Maryland football
So Long ACC, Hello Big Ten: Maryland Football's Final Game in the Atlantic Coast Conference
As the University of Maryland prepares to leave the Atlantic Coast Conference, reminisce on the Terrapin's glory days in 1954 and the 74-13 victory over Missouri that set the single-game scoring record for 27 years.
Discovering the Forgotten Ballston Skulls: A Semi-Pro Football Team of the 1930s
Discover the forgotten story of the Ballston Skulls, a semi-pro football team of the 1930s. We've dug up some history and searched for photos, but if you know of any, please let us know!
Washington, D.C., 1920. "Gripp, Mathew, [Nathan] Lahn, Troske -- Gallaudet U." Gridiron stars of the first college for the deaf, credited with inventing the football huddle in the 1920s as a way to keep its signed plays secret.
Uncovering History: How the Gallaudet University Football Team Invented the Football Huddle in the 1920s
Uncovering history: the Gallaudet University football team invented the huddle in the 1920s as a way to keep their signed plays secret. Learn more about the four players from the 1920 Gallaudet University football squad that made history.

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